Environment

Earth Days 2022

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/22/2022 - 08:50
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City Images will not celebrate this Earth Day, but we will meditate and reflect on what 🌏  earthlings have done to our planet.

This #EarthDay 🌎 we invite you to read- We think that it is extremely important to get recharged and inspired. Do you agree that the beauty of our planet is truly a unique blessing?

Preparing For Earth Day

Submitted by ub on Sat, 04/16/2022 - 19:17
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An Osprey moves in on top of The Bronx Victory Memorial #birdbx #thebronx in Pelham Bay Park as conservationists gaze.

Perched atop a 75-foot limestone Corinthian column in Pelham Bay Park in New York City The Bronx, is a gilded bronze victory figure. Designed by architect John J. Sheridan and sculptors Belle Kinney and Leopold Scholz, this site was dedicated to World War I servicemen from The Bronx in 1933.

A Paradise In The Bronx

Submitted by ub on Mon, 04/11/2022 - 10:05
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There is a special small island nestled behind Pelham Park in The Bronx called City Island - A Slice of New York City Paradise.

City Island is a neighborhood in the northeasternmost section of New York City. This small gem is approximately 1.5 miles long by 0.5 miles wide. City Island is a natural trifecta located at the extreme western end of Long Island Sound, south of Pelham Bay and east of Eastchester Bay.

After The Storm

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/08/2022 - 05:30
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The New York City pounding rains that brought strong winds that pounded The Big Apple into the late-night hours have disappeared.

Since the one topic, we should be talking about is the climate crisis... NYC residents experienced persistent rain and thunderstorms that extend into the early morning hours. The National Weather Service issued warnings of wind gusts and considerable rainfall. Precipitation amounts were higher caused by thunderstorms, which developed throughout the night.

SPRINGTIME

Submitted by ub on Fri, 03/18/2022 - 09:55
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Although it does not officially arrive until Sunday, the birds outside my window may not have received a Mother Nature notification.

Our Climate Crisis

Submitted by ub on Tue, 03/15/2022 - 10:29
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HELP - While some global regions keep drying up, other areas worldwide will continue to experience extreme flooding dangers.

The United Nations climate report predicts most of the sea ice in the Arctic Ocean will melt by 2035 leading to a complete lack of ice in the Summer season. Since polar bears, penguins, and other animals won't have places to hunt, they'll move inland into parts of Alaska and Canada.

2022 CLIMATE CHANGE

Submitted by ub on Sun, 02/13/2022 - 00:12
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Americans have been fed Republican lies for the past few years including the denial of climate change. We now see and feel reality.

Today the weather made an abrupt change which is undeniable. From 60 degrees in the Northeast today to 30 tomorrow.

While Persistent Heat in cover most of Southern California; A Wintry Mix Shifts to the East Coast with a vengeance and that’s not all.

Loving Gardening
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ub Fri, 02/11/2022 - 22:10

Are you having a difficult time starting your garden? Here are dozens of books you can read online, or go to the local library and borrow for a period of time. Happy Valentines Day 😍  

All-New Square Foot Gardening, 3rd Edition

by Mel Bartholomew

Freezing Beauty

Submitted by ub on Sun, 02/06/2022 - 20:00
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Freezing beauty forecast for The Big Apple. -2 C A slight chance of freezing rain or freezing drizzle for NYC afterwards.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north after midnight. https://weather.gov

Ice Drops Falling

Submitted by ub on Thu, 02/03/2022 - 07:59
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Snow, ice, and freezing raindrops falling on our heads are forecast for a large swath of the USA from the Southwest to the Northeast.

A major winter storm is underway across the Central USA with snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Areas in the Northeast will start to see wintry weather tonight into tomorrow.

The large-scale and massive winter storm will impact the Central, Eastern, and Southern U.S. over the next few days. Heavy snowfall is expected from the southern Rockies to northern New England, and heavy ice accretion is likely from Texas to Pennsylvania.